Basil Pesto

Google After a good start to the year with great intentions to blog more regularly, I have been a bit slack lately. I was good while on holiday but then real life struck. Work. Summer school. Economics assignment. Laziness… Pffft. I really should get my priorities right and get back in the kitchen where I belong! So…

Hydrangea Cake

Google It’s been a while since I have been creative in the kitchen. My new camera has been taking up most of my attention and I have been photographing everything except food – supposedly the reason I got the camera was to take better photos of my kitchen creations, but oh no, the creations of…

pork larb

Google Larb is a classic Thai salad made with minced beef, pork or chicken and vegetables, served in a lettuce cup. The combination of flavourings, mint, coriander (cilantro) and lime, is very refreshing. Freshness and flavour – a perfect meal on a hot day. Feel free to experiment with the ingredients to suit your taste buds….

My New Love

Google Photography. I’m obsessed. If I’m not doing it, I am thinking about it. It fills my waking hours, and some of the sleeping hours too. I bought the camera with the intention of improving the photography on my blog. But the problem with that is, in order to photograph food I have to cook…

coconut cake

My mother is the best source of recipes. In fact, she should be running this blog. She out bakes anyone I know. Including me. Now that my boys aren’t at home with me, I probably only bake once a month and even then it only gets eaten if I take it to work. I tried this cake…

Happy New Year!

Wow. 2013 already! Didn’t 2012 just go by in a flash? It seems like only yesterday I was looking forward to 2012 and the changes it was going to bring, and here I am 12 months later thinking the same about 2013. For me, this coming year wont bring such drastic changes as 2012 has,…